"Whatever you ask in My name, that will I do, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask Me anything in My name, I will do it.”
God is omniscient, but doesn’t respond to mere wishes. We must ask because it’s an act of our freewill. Further, we must ask in the name of Jesus. Prayer is a covenant matter: only those in Christ have the authority to ask. Our earthly mission is advancing His Kingdom. Therefore, asking in His name, by default, is requesting that which will enable us to carry out our mission. Asking for personal indulgences not related to the Kingdom mission is not asking in Jesus’ name, because He is synonymous with the Kingdom. But whatever we ask in alignment with Jesus, His Kingdom and our mission in it, we receive.
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Dr. Ed Young looks to the book of Job in his CD series, Overcoming Tough Times, and finds answers to the question we all ask in the face of suffering: “Why is this happening to me?” Dr. Young helps you answer this question through the five messages in this series, including:
“The Purpose of Suffering”
“How NOT to Comfort”
“The Great Question”
“The Great Affirmation”
“The Source of Wisdom”
Overcoming Tough Times is our gift to thank you for your donation to The Winning Walk, so please give generously now. And may you be encouraged to face your own suffering with unwavering faith.